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Ferry County Superior Court closed Friday due to fires

Ferry County Superior Court will be closed tomorrow due to wildfires burning across Ferry County.

North Cascades National Park cancels celebration

Due to the Goodell Creek Fire, North Cascades National Park officials have canceled this coming weekend's planned anniversary celebration picnic.

Carlton recovery group offers assistance to Okanogan Complex

People who want to donate cash to help victims of the Okanogan Complex fires can donate to the Community Foundation of North Central Washington.

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Forest Service identifies injured, dead firemen

Tom Zbyszewski, Andrew Zajac and Richard Wheeler perished in the Okanogan Complex Fires yesterday afternoon near Twisp.

Utility crews working on restoring power to Antoine Creek

Ten utility crews are working to restore power to the Antoine Creek area of Okanogan County today.

Several events, meetings are canceled

Several meetings and events have been cancelled due to fires

Ferry County fire meetings set today, tomorrow

Stickpin Fire grows to 41,589 acres

A community meeting is planned for 7 tonight at the Barstow Grange, off U.S. Highway 395, to discuss the progress of the Kettle Complex Fires burning in Ferry County.

Casino remains open, offers parking lot for evacuees

The 12 Tribes Resort Casino, 28968 U.S. Highway 97, evacuated briefly Thursday morning after smoke lingering in the area set off its alarms.

North Star Fire heads east, more evacuation orders go out

More evacuations have been announced for the North Star Fire, burning on the Colville Indian Reservation. As of mid-morning Thursday, the fire had charred 75,867 acres.

Red Flag Warning remains in effect

Winds could topple in Okanogan Valley

A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for most of Eastern Washington, including Okanogan County.

Inslee, Goldmark, federal officials in Chelan

Gov. Jay Inslee and several federal dignitaries will be in town today to talk about fires burning in North-Central Washington.

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Homes burn north of Omak

Wildfire fanned by gusty winds raced across the flat north of Omak, burning homes, outbuildings and more.

Red Cross offers half-dozen shelters

The American Red Cross has set up shelters in a number of locations in Eastern Washington in response to multiple wildfires.

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Evacuation shelter open in Tonasket

Several evacuation shelters have opened around the area in wake of the Okanogan Complex Fires.

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Deceased firefighters were from Okanogan-Wenatchee forest

Three firefighters who died Wednesday afternoon near Twisp were U.S. Forest Service workers from the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.